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Jürgen Klopp just gave his opinion on Brexit – and he was very clear
Perhaps the best coach of our time spoke about politics – and made a remarkable statement.
Celebrities from the sports world rarely express politics. If this happens anyway, the sound will be louder. For example, we recall Colin Kapernica’s debates with the “take a knee” movement.
A football star fought to expand participation in US society and provoked the unrest that could be felt in the White House. President Donald Trump felt so provocative that he indirectly called the footballers who joined the Kapernik movement as "whores-sons."
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Klopp participates in the debate about Brexit
Political sentiment is currently heating up not only in the US, but also in the UK. The deadline for withdrawing from the EU is approaching, and there is still a big disagreement as to how the divorce should go on stage. Is there a hard brexit? Could May, despite all the difficulties, agree on a deal? Or in the end even the second referendum?
In the midst of all these uncertainties, an outstanding athlete joined. Although she is not from the UK, she deserved great respect on the island in recent months. A speech from Jürgen Klopp, the German coach of Liverpool.
The 51-year-old is one of the best coaches in the world and heads the Premier League table with his team. Many believe that the charismatic coach from continental Europe has been training the reds for the first time since 1990.
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Klopp earned his cult status not only because of his undoubted professional class. Thanks to his informative remarks, his dry humor and his direct style, the German again and again went out on the punched track. Klopp does not understate his words, which is a refreshing exception in the modern football world.
This is why the UK listened carefully to how Klopp commented on the continuing Brexit debates on Tuesday in an interview with the BBC. In the style of a sports coach, the Liverpool coach took the motto: “Together you are always stronger than one.”
The interviewer, Dan Rodano, should probably have been surprised that the athlete had dedicated such a detail to a hot topic. However, for European unity, an exceptionally strong statement has emerged that will be remembered.
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